Businessman shotdead outside home

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6 February 2004, ALICANTE - A businessman was shot dead just outside his home on Friday, police said.

6 February 2004

ALICANTE - A businessman was shot dead just outside his home on Friday, police said.

Jose Trivino was shot at least three times in a residential area of Alicante just after 12am Friday.

He died instantly, police told EFE.

Trivino ran a construction company called Urpi.

The shooting took place as Trivino was only 20 metres from his home. He was alone at the time.

A number of people were involved in the murder, sources told EFE.

They were thought to have fired at least six shots.

But, according to the emergency services, only three of these shots hit Trivino's body.

The motive for the murder was unclear, police said.

Trivino, who was 40 years old, was part of a family which was well-known in this area which is popular with tourists.

The Guardia Civil has launched an investigation.

The body of the murdered man was taken to a morturary in Torrevieja.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news

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